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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/58
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateTuesday 12 October 1916
Address FromDawson Place Mansions, Pembridge Square, London
Address To
Who ToJohn Hodgson
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The Project is grateful to the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident in Dawson Palace Mansions from October to December 1916.
1Dear Mr Hodgson
3I have not been able to write to Mrs Solomon as I’ve been in bed
4ever since I saw you.
6Don’t trouble to send the books as I’m not able to read any thing
7now, & am going to re-read Gibbon when I get better many thanks
9Yours ever
10Olive Schreiner
The book referred to it is: Edward Gibbon (1776-1787) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire London: Macmillan.